This is, I think, the weirdest piece of unsolicited mail that I have ever received:
Valinho de Fatima # 463 Recta da Levandeira
2495-691 Fátima Cadaval –
(my email address omitted)
It is with great honor and pleasure that I the President and Founder of the
only Portuguese Association of Exorcists located in Fatima, Portugal, wish
to introduce to you our goals and objectives in anticipation of your future
collaboration with our organization.
In order to familiarize you with the founder I wish to offer you the
following curriculum vitae information which will clearly shows my lifelong
dedication to this study and cause.
Your past and present interest in this area is of mutual interest and more
so to our organization as it is composed of only international professionals
in the area and study of Exorcisms.
As a roman Catholic Priest, ordained in the Jesuit Seminary I have now
seeked to establish a society where all members would assist and
collaborate towards a common goal of continuing study and practicing of
We will be promoting the assistance of priests and other practitioners from
all religious and non religious sectors in order to provide this much needed
and in high demand service to the needed. The society members will be
recommended after properly certification from our Society to perform the
ritual as it is requested from all parts of the world.
We further intend to hold an annual convention of practitioners in our
headquarters in Fatima, Portugal and would be honored to have your presence
in this event to be scheduled at a later date.
The International Society of Exorcists, proudly invites you to become a
member of this organization and would be very interested in receiving your
reply and recommendations as early as possible.
I wish to thank you in advance for accepting this invitation and we are
looking forward to meeting with you here in Fatima, Portugal in the very
Fr. M. Humberto Gama